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Planning and building

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Private building certifier

A building approval (certification), also known as a building permit, is required prior to commencing construction on most types of domestic or commercial building works. These can be sought from a private building certifier. 

The role of a private building certifier

Find out more about the role of a private building certifier and how to contact one.


Building works that do not require an approval

There are some building works that do not require an approval from a private building certifier such as renovations or repairs to homes, find out more information here.


Private building certifier information

If you are a private building certifier, you can find all the information you need to archive building approvals and certification information


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